No rule book prohibits someone from playing music on an instrument for which it wasn’t originally written.
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The MIT Department of Architecture has announced its spring 2020 public program starting from February 10 with a film screening of Jill Magid’s The Proposal, followed by a discussion with Caroline A. Jones, Timothy Hyde, and Ana Miljački.
Bach’s Six Cello Suites are the beating, deep-souled heart of the cello repertoire.
Sundance Institute, a nonprofit organization that provides and preserves the space for independent artists in film, theatre, and media to create and thrive, and Ucross, a prestigious artist residency program and creative laboratory for the arts, and have announced seven … Continued
Christine Sun Kim, the Transgressive Deaf Artist, Will Sign the National Anthem Alongside Demi Lovato During the Super Bowl
In an interview, Kim explains why she accepted the opportunity to perform during one of America’s most-watched events and what it means to the Deaf community.
January 2015. The violinist Johnny Gandelsman — Moscow-born, New York-based, and a member of such restlessly curious groups as the Silk Road Ensemble and the string quartet Brooklyn Rider — is on the small stage of MIT’s Killian Hall.
Inspire your science-loving teens with a visit to the MIT Museum.
If you happen to be in Cambridge, you may want to check out the Herreshoff Legacy exhibit at the MIT Museum, up through May 1, 2021.
The Polaroid camera bypassed the entire process of film development, thus providing photographers an immediate look at their work. Now, the museum at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is showcasing the intersection of technology and art.
Violinist Johnny Gandelsman, one-fourth of the Brooklyn Rider Quartet, returns to Boston with his latest Bach project, the complete Cello Suites transcribed for violin.
“A discipline enters into a state of self-consciousness, writes its own history, and theorizes its practices when something is unresolved,” writes New York University art historian Christopher S. Wood, a preeminent scholar of the German Renaissance, in his new book, … Continued
The Hayden Library at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is undergoing an interior renovation at the hand of Kennedy & Violich Architecture (KVA).
Cellist Maya Beiser and composer Evan Ziporyn join us to discuss the new album, Bowie Cello Symphonic: Blackstar, which comes out today, January 10.
Hear the sounds of ancient and modern female composers in January
Like so many others, Maya Beiser was “obsessed” with David Bowie’s final album, Blackstar, when it came out in January 2016.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Hayden Library in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is about to receive a significant interior renovation.
UCSB Music faculty members will present works by composer Elena Ruehr, including two world premieres, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall.
The cellist reworks and expands David Bowie’s final album.
From Tschabalala Self’s colorful recreations of the black female form at the ICA to the opening of the MAAM, Boston’s newest contemporary art museum, here are a few winter exhibits that have me looking on the bright side.
The MIT List Visual Arts Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts, announced today that Natalie Bell has been named its next curator of exhibitions.
After its last curator, Henriette Huldisch, departed to take a top position at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, the MIT List Visual Arts Center, a closely watched art space in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has picked a significant figure in New York to fill … Continued
Gretchen Bender and Ericka Beckman were concerned with the representation of women in mass media, and both produced work with a cunning sense for the spectacular editing style of music videos, reality TV, and Hollywood filmmaking.
IN “BANAL PRESENTS,” THREE BLACK ARTISTS INTERVENE IN VAST SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS, FROM THE PRISON SYSTEM TO EDUCATION
“Banal Presents” was the final installment in a trilogy of exhibitions at the Institute of Contemporary Art curated by Meg Onli and titled Colored People Time, after a black expression that frames a supposed lack of punctuality on the part … Continued